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  • Senators’ Legislation to Address Crisis of Missing, Murdered and Trafficked Native Women Advances in Senate Nov 21, 2019
    Murkowski and Cortez Masto Applaud Committee Passage of Not Invisible Act and Savanna’s Act  Video of Senator Murkowski’s remarks Washington, D.C. –Legislation addressing the crisis of missing, murdered, and trafficked Native women, passed out of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee with strong, bipartisan support—heading to the full Senate for consideration. The bills, Savanna’s Act […]
  • Person of Interest in November 2nd Triple Homicide Investigation Indicted for Ammo Possession Nov 21, 2019
    Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Juan Camarena, 51, of Wasilla, was indicted today with one count of felon in possession of ammunition. Camarena is a person of interest in the triple homicide in Wasilla, Alaska on Nov. 2, 2019. During the course of the triple homicide investigation, law enforcement agencies discovered […]
  • Paul Harris sentenced to 52.5 years following Sexual Abuse of a Minor investigation Nov 21, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – Superior Court Judge Erin Marston sentenced Paul Harris to serve 52.5 years on multiple counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the First Degree.   Assistant District Attorneys Betsy Bull and LuAnn Martin established at trial that Harris sexually abused a neighbor child under the guise of taking her for a ride […]
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  • 2020 Bristol Bay Harvest Forecast Set to 34.56M Salmon Nov 20, 2019
    The 2020 Bristol Bay sockeye salmon forecast, issued on Nov. 8, anticipates a total run of 48.95 million fish, which would allow for a potential harvest of 34.56 million. Those figures are higher than this past season 26.11 million fish forecast but lower than the actual 44.5 million harvest. Should the 2020 run come in […]
  • Napakiak Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested by Federal, State and Local Agencies Nov 20, 2019
    On Tuesday, US Marshals with the Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force, Alaska State Troopers and Palmer Police took Alexie Michael, age 65, into custody on a five-count warrant issued for Sexual Assault-Penetrate Without Consent. Troopers began looking for Michael on November 6th, when a $50,000 warrant was issued for his arrest. He had fled […]
  • Smuggler Uses Remote-Controlled Car to Transport Meth Nov 20, 2019
    SAN DIEGO—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a 16-year-old boy on Sunday who was using a remote-controlled car to transport methamphetamine across the border.  On Nov. 17, at about 12:30 a.m., Border Patrol agents observed a person with two duffel bags walking along the secondary border wall ducking in-and-out of the agent’s view.  The agent notified […]
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  • Rep. Ilhan Omar Asks Judge to ‘Show Compassion’ for Hateful Man Who Threatened to Put Bullet in Her Head Nov 20, 2019
    “Who are we as a nation if we respond to threats of political retribution with retribution ourselves?” After a man accused of threatening her life pled guilty to the crime in a U.S. District Court, Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday released publicly a letter she wrote asking the federal judge presiding over the case to “show compassion” […]
  • Improbable US Ambassador in Spotlight of House Impeachment Hearings Nov 20, 2019
    WASHINGTON – When President Donald Trump picked Gordon Sondland as his ambassador to the European Union in March 2018, the nomination was seen as improbable. The self-made millionaire hotel magnate and longtime Republican donor had disavowed Trump’s candidacy during the 2016 campaign because of his anti-immigrant rhetoric. But after Trump won the election, Sondland gave $1 million to the […]

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Senators’ Legislation to Address Crisis of Missing, Murdered and Trafficked Native Women Advances in Senate

Senators’ Legislation to Address Crisis of Missing, Murdered and Trafficked Native Women Advances in Senate

Murkowski and Cortez Masto Applaud Committee Passage of Not Invisible Act and Savanna’s Act  Video of Senator Murkowski’s remarks Washington, D.C. –Legislation addressing the crisis of missing, murdered, and trafficked Native women, passed out of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee with strong, bipartisan support—heading to the full…

Improbable US Ambassador in Spotlight of House Impeachment Hearings

Improbable US Ambassador in Spotlight of House Impeachment Hearings

WASHINGTON – When President Donald Trump picked Gordon Sondland as his ambassador to the European Union in March 2018, the nomination was seen as improbable. The self-made millionaire hotel magnate and longtime Republican donor had disavowed Trump’s candidacy during the 2016 campaign because of his anti-immigrant rhetoric. But after Trump won the…

Young, Haaland, and Cole Introduce Legislation to Restore Buffalo on Tribal Lands

Young, Haaland, and Cole Introduce Legislation to Restore Buffalo on Tribal Lands

Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congressman Don Young (R-AK), Vice Chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus, along with Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced the Indian Buffalo Management Act of 2019. The American buffalo, a North American species of bison, once roamed…

Governor Appoints Mel Gillis for House District 25 Seat

Governor Appoints Mel Gillis for House District 25 Seat

(Anchorage) – Governor Michael J. Dunleavy Sunday appointed Mel Gillis to fill the vacancy created in Alaska House…

Governor Dunleavy Receives Department of Revenue Commissioner’s Resignation

Governor Dunleavy Receives Department of Revenue Commissioner’s Resignation

(Anchorage, AK) – Today Governor Michael J. Dunleavy regrettably received a letter of resignation from the Department of…

Murkowski and Colleagues Address Youth Vaping Epidemic

Murkowski and Colleagues Address Youth Vaping Epidemic

Hearing Also Takes Closer Look at Recent Illnesses Related to E-Cigarette Products  Washington D.C.— U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski…

LIVE: The Impeachment Hearings

LIVE: The Impeachment Hearings

Watch the public impeachment hearing brought to you by PBS Newshour’s Youtube channel.…

Trump Renews Attacks on Impeachment Probe Targeting Him

Trump Renews Attacks on Impeachment Probe Targeting Him

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his attacks Monday against the impeachment investigation, two days ahead of public hearings…

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